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Mostly white, all-female jury selected for Zimmerman trial

By David Edwards
Thursday, June 20, 2013 15:12 EDT
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George Zimmerman at Oct. 19 hearing
 
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A jury of six women was selected on Thursday to decide if George Zimmerman is guilty of murdering Trayvon Martin.

According to Fox News, none of the women chosen were African-American. Five of the women were white and one was Hispanic. The Hispanic juror was a churchgoer in her 30s. All of the white jurors were reportedly in their 50s, 60s and 70s.

Two men and two women were selected as alternates. All of the alternate jurors were white.

David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
 
 
 
 
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